Job Title: Personal Care Assistant
Location:    East Dean, Chichester        
Hourly rate:   £10     
Reference:    DP3963         
Hours/shifts: 2 x 2.5 hour
 Retired lady with ME and chemical sensitivity seeks PA for 2.5 hours two mornings a week for support with domestic tasks, personnel care and occasional chauffeuring.
Other Requirements 
• Must be comfortable with dogs  
• Must have a UK driving licence  
• Other :  
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
Typical duties
Domestic -        
Helping with laundry, 
Changing bed linen
General cleaning
Taking out rubbish
General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.
Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.
Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork
Making phone calls on my behalf 
Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
Person specification
The successful applicant will be:      

•  Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
• Reliable with good time-keeping
• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
• Honest and cheerful
• Creative
• Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
• Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
• Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.
Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed through the individual employer and not Independent Lives.